New Eagles Of Death Metal – “Wannabe In LA”

Amrit Singh | September 26, 2008 - 3:13 pm

The return of Jesse Hughs and Josh Homme’s crotch rock project was announced via punny album title (Heart On) and bloody, penetrating album art, and if that wasn’t enough confirmation that their ambitions were still squarely in the camp of quick-and-dirty, try out the first single. We’re told it’s “a tale that confirms the gospel of Boots Electric and Babyduck… that selling your soul for Rock n Roll is totally worth it,” which, sure. Fine I guess. I don’t really get the sense that it goes much of anywhere at all, to be honest, but you will hear those EODM scuzz-bucket guitars doing some bluesy biker rock, just with a little less humor and energy than you’re used to. I know, I’m really selling it.

Eh. The single’s art is probably a little more stimulating.

Heart On is out 10/21 via Downtown. There will be a tour to celebrate:

10/30 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room
10/31 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
11/01 – Bellingham, WA @ Western Washington University
11/02 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
11/05 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
11/06 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
11/08 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe
11/09 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
11/10 – Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
11/11 – Detroit, MI @ Small’s
11/13 – Toronto. ON @ Mod Club
11/14 – Montreal, QC @ Studio Jpr
11/15 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
11/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Wiliamsburg
11/17 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
11/18 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
11/20 – West Chester, PA @ The Note
11/21 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
11/22 – Atlanta, GA @ CW Center Stage
11/24 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
11/25 – Houston, TX @ The Meridian